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Posted in The Bottom Line, Featured Post, Small Business

Avoiding Late Employee Elective 401(k) Contributions

Transferring your employees’ 401(k) contributions to your checking account on payroll dates could save you a headache. Tired of your auditors telling you that employee elective contributions to your 401(k) plan are late? Upset when the auditors issue that Internal Control Deficiency letter explaining that your failure to timely remit such contributions resulted in a…

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What New York’s Paid Family Leave Act Means for Your Business

by: Teresa Loheide, Manager Linda Rubenau, Paraprofessional Are part-time employees entitled to paid family leave in New York State? If you’re a New York State-based business – or even if you’re an out-of-state business with part-time employees who work at least 30 or more days in a year in New York – a new law…

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Posted in The Bottom Line, Featured Post, Accounting & Auditing

Got multiple locations? Expect auditors to keep a close eye on inventory

Do you remember the high-profile fraud that happened at drugstore chain Phar-Mor in the 1990s? Executives manipulated the company’s financial statements to hide approximately $500 million in losses. A key ploy that perpetrators used in the Phar-Mor case was to overstate inventory balances at individual stores. Management became adept at hiding the scam from their…

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Posted in Newsletters

MWE Advisor December Highlights

December highlights from The MWE Advisor newsletter include: what’s the “right” age for buying a child his or her first smartphone and distinguishing your company’s elite by following the Pareto Principle (80/20 rule).

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Posted in Alerts, Guides, Surveys & White Papers

Briefing: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) has been approved by Congress and signed by President Trump. After a last-minute procedural glitch that required the Senate to vote first on the final bill, the most sweeping change to the U.S. tax code in decades cleared the Senate, 51 to 48, in the early morning…

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Dialing in on Smartphones for Kids

Do your kids (or grandkids) have a smartphone? On average, American children receive their first smartphone at the age of 10, according to a recent study by market research firm Influence Central.

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